occupy wall street http://wmot.org en Tennessee Occupy Protests Remain Peaceful http://wmot.org/post/tennessee-occupy-protests-remain-peaceful <p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>NASHVILLE, TENN. (AP/WMOT) -- &nbsp;</strong>The character of the Occupy protest movement changed this week, with hundreds of protesters arrested across the country in sometimes violent confrontations with police.</p><p>Here in Middle Tennessee the Occupy movement is still peaceful and is still being supported by the courts.</p> Sat, 19 Nov 2011 23:03:29 +0000 Mike Osborne 4137 at http://wmot.org Nashville's Occupy Experience Relevant Nationwide? http://wmot.org/post/nashvilles-occupy-experience-relevant-nationwide <p>Nashville&rsquo;s Occupy protest experience may be a foretaste of what&rsquo;s to come for cities around the country.</p><p>A New York judge has apparently ordered that Occupy Wall street protesters be permitted to return to the park that police forcibly evicted them from this morning.</p><p>Here in Middle Tennessee, the courts have consistently sided with protesters.</p><p>A Nashville judge dismissed trespassing and other citations against 55 Occupy Nashville protesters yesterday and ordered their records expunged.</p> Tue, 15 Nov 2011 17:44:01 +0000 AP/WMOT 3960 at http://wmot.org